Mosaics Of Zeugma - A Turizm

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WELCOME TO SELLER PAYITAHT'S LIBRARY!!! In antiquity Zeugma was situated at one of the most important points, where major trade and communication routes leading from Anatolia and Syria to Mesopotamia crossed the Euphrates, along the northern limits of the Fertile Crescent. The discovery of the collection of bullae (over 100,000 pieces, the largest in the world) here points to a very active commercial life and the importance of the settlement as a guardpost and customs point between east and west. The scientific research and excavations at Zeugma were first begun about a decade ago by Gaziantep Museum which was joined by a French team in 1995. The last phase of the rescue operation in 2000 was partly funded by Packard Humanities Institute (PHI). The restoration and conservation of mosaics has been done by the Rome-based Centre di Conservazione Archeologica (CCA). Since the objective of this book is to help visitors to understand the story of the Zeugma mosaics, which are on display at Gaziantep Museum, easily, the academic vocabulary which generally applies to mosaic description has been avoided. Thus generic names such as 'tunic' or 'mantle' are used for almost all forms of drapery.

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Published by A Turizm Yayinlari, Istanbul (2005)
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Book Description A Turizm Yayinlari, Istanbul, 2005. Dust jacket. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Original bdg. Dust wrapper. Oblong large 8vo. (23 x 23 cm). In English. 63 p., 40 color plates. "The discovery and rescue of the mosaics of Zeugma, the ancient Greco-Roman crossing point on the Euphrates, is regarded as the most important recent archaeological event. The book comprises some of the pavements on display in Gaziantep Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey. Zeugma, like the rest of the region was destroyed by the Sassanian king Shapur I in 256, when he raided the eastern lands of the Roman empire. Although the town showed some recovery in the early Byzantine period, and still served as a crossing, this was not comparable with its ancient glory. Thus it is not surprising that while the earliest of the mosaics discovered at Zeugma dates from the late first century CE, the latest belong to the period before the destruction. Almost all of the damage seen in the recovered mosaics, especially in the parts made of glass mosaic cubes, is the result of the fire which accompanied the Sassanian sack of 256. Research has shown that the tesserae of these mosaics were mostly produced from the coloured stone collected from the banks of the Euphrates, and supplemented by glass tesserae for missing hues such as dark green, orange, or light blue.". Bookseller Inventory # 020290

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Book Description Istanbul: A Turizm Yayinlari, 2010., Istanbul:, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. ONAL, MEHMET Mosaics of Zeugma. Istanbul: A Turizm Yayinlari, 2010. 4th ed., oblong large 8vo., 63 p., color ills. Original bdg. New ISBN: 9789757199946 CATALOG: Archaeology KEYWORDS: Zeugma Mosaic Excavation Anatolian civilizations History of art The discovery and rescue of the mosaics of Zeugma, the ancient Greco-Roman crossing point on the Euphrates, is regarded as the most important recent archaeological event. The book comprises some of the pavements on display in Gaziantep Museum, Gaziantep, Turkey. Zeugma, like the rest of the region was destroyed by the Sassanian king Shapur I in 256, when he raided the eastern lands of the Roman empire. Although the town showed some recovery in the early Byzantine period, and still served as a crossing, this was not comparable with its ancient glory. Thus it is not surprising that while the earliest of the mosaics discovered at Zeugma dates from the late first century CE, the latest belong to the period before the destruction. Almost all of the damage seen in the recovered mosaics, especially in the parts made of glass mosaic cubes, is the result of the fire which accompanied the Sassanian sack of 256. Research has shown that the tesserae of these mosaics were mostly produced from the coloured stone collected from the banks of the Euphrates, and supplemented by glass tesserae for missing hues such as dark green, orange, or light blue. Bookseller Inventory # 41396

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